EVE 2-0 CHE: Toffess stun Chelsea at the Goodison Park

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 17/03/2019

A brilliant second-half display from Everton earned the Toffees 2-0 victory against Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday.

Chelsea pushed for attack from the start of the game with away team wasting many chances in the game, with the likes Gonzalo Higuain, Eden Hazard and Pedro failed to give Chelsea the lead.

Chelsea dominated the game but they were unable to convert their chances t with Everton looking solid defensively despite missing Kourt Zouma in the defence.

The first half ended in a 0-0 stalemate at the Goodison Park.

Everton was more dominant in the opening minute of the second half as Richarlison capitalised on a poor clearance from Chelsea defence to break the deadlock with just four minutes into the second half.

Everton had four attempts in the opening stage of the second half.

Higuain's long-range effort was saved by Jordan Pickford in the 59th minute, Rudiger was booked for a foul on Everton player in the 60th minute.

Maurizio Sarri made a double substitute as Ross Barkley was withdrawn for Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Higuain made way for Olivier Giroud in the 62nd minute.

Morgan Schneiderlin was brought in for Andre Gomes in the 67th minute. Gylif Sigurdsson made it 2-0 from the penalty spot after Everton player was fouled in the box with 18 minutes to go.

Jorginho was substituted as Callum Hudson Odoi was brought in the 74th minute.

Bernard was substituted for Theo Walcott in the 77th minute in a bid to add a fresh leg to the attack.

The game ended 2-0 in favour of Everton.